Negative interest rates are becoming a regular resolution for the world’s economy. However, this desperate measures are necessary to drive borrowers to put money back into the economy. This confirms that central bankers are forced to adopt these unconventional measures to drive the economy out of disorder and dilemma.
The Federal Reserve cut interest rates by 25 basis points for the first time after a decade! Many analysts wondered why the Fed bothered signalling this cut when the markets seemed to be moving well enough. However, the weak global growth and the ongoing US-China trade war had a disadvantageous impact not only for America but also for the world economy, and the Fed must react.
The UK Parliament forcefully rejected Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit plan Tuesday, deepening the turmoil surrounding the country’s pending withdrawal from the EU. The results increase the risk of a “no deal” Brexit, which would disrupt supply chains, raise costs for businesses in the short term, and force the pound further down.
The UK manufacturing sector is officially on the up. Figures from the latest IHS Markit/CIPS UK Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index for December 2018 show strength and a dramatic improvement on the performance of recent months.
The UK Manufacturing sector is officially on the up. Figures from the latest IHS Markit/CIPS UK Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index for December 2018 show strength and a dramatic improvement on the performance of recent months.
The UK manufacturing industry continued its growth in December, the latest Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) for the industry has shown.
Halo Financial, attended the 9th Cranfield National Manufacturing Debate on 23 May 2018, sponsored by MHA and jointly hosted a panel session on the future of UK manufacturing earlier this year.
One decade on from the collapse of Lehman Brothers, Halo’s founding director, David Johnson, looks back at what happened, what we have learned, and what the future may hold.
UK manufacturing growth has fallen amid political and economic uncertainty
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